I'll encourage you from Nehemiah's prayer when in trouble, talk about more basic practices for pastoral health, look at threats to pastoral health, then wrap up with how to protect and recover it. 

We continue talking about basic practices for cultivating pastoral health. 

Pastoral health is stewardship of your body and cultivation of your inner man in order to most effectively fulfill your calling to shepherd the flock of God. We'll talk about a biblical basis for understanding this concept and start on some basic practices for cultivating pastoral health. 

I'll share an encouraging thought from Sinclair Ferguson's book, Some Pastors and Teachers, then we'll talk about specific practices for companionship in your marriage. 

I'll share an encouraging truth, then we'll talk about companionship in a ministry marriage. 

I share an encouraging truth from Robertson's Glory of the Ministry, then we discuss how "Take heed to yourself" (1 Timothy 4:16) applies to a pastor's personal and devotional life. 

Leadership and oversight of the church; 5 ways to exercise leadership; addressing a few challenges in pastoral leadership

After sharing an encouraging truth from 2 Timothy, we'll talk about another of the pastor's primary responsibilities - spiritual care of the people. 

In our first full episode, I'll share an encouraging truth for pastors, talk about your primary responsibilities, focus on the ministry of the Word as a primary responsibility, and pray for you. 

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